Combatting crimes in Bauchi: Govt. to collaborate with renowned hunter
From Sule Aliyu, Bauchi
Bauchi State Government has declared that the PDP-led administration in the state is already working in active synergy with a renowned hunter, Alhaji Ali Kwara as part of efforts towards bringing to an end criminal activities including, kidnapping, robbery and all other forms in the state in order to make it crime-free.
Governor Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad of the state made the declaration at the Government House while handing over the arms and other weapons recovered from bandits in Lame-Burra forest in Toro Local Government Area of the state by the renowned hunter.
The governor attributed the success to the partnership between the state government, security agencies and the renowned hunter, welcoming the initiative of the Inspector General of Police of deepening community engagement on security, describing it as a tool for ensuring peace and security in the society.
The governor, who thanked Alhaji Kwara for facilitating the recovery of the arms, pledged to provide needed support to security agencies working in the state for effective discharge of their duties.
While receiving the arms and ammunition, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Philip Maku, said that they, with the support of critical stakeholders, would ensure maintenance of peace and order in the state.
The commissioner also used the medium to appeal to the entire citizens of the state to key into police community engagement to enable police to rid the country of criminal activities.
Speaking earlier, the renowned and Katagum-based hunter, Alhaji Kwara, said that the items were recovered from bandits who were planning to go on criminal activities in various places across the state.